Home   Canterbury   Archive

Canterbury news

The story of Kent's biggest theatre

The story of Kent's biggest theatre

Built during a recession and battling through a pandemic, the past 10 years at the county's premier venue have been full of highs and lows.

5

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car on A2

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car on A2

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man in his 20s died when he was hit by a car on the A2 near Canterbury.

'Kent's cherries will be destroyed without 'ugly' polytunnels'

'Kent's cherries will be destroyed without 'ugly' polytunnels'

The biggest fruit producer in Kent wants to install polytunnels to protect its cherries which are being destroyed by the impact of climate change.

63

The Kent teacher who won the London Marathon

The Kent teacher who won the London Marathon

A PE teacher from Kent remembers the day he won the London Marathon in an impressive time of two hours, nine minutes and 42 seconds.

3

Footfall on 'thriving' high street close to pre-pandemic levels

Footfall on 'thriving' high street close to pre-pandemic levels

Business leaders say a popular shopping area has been 'thriving' since restrictions were lifted - with footfall figures edging closer to 2019 levels.

17

'You need to sort your life out'

'You need to sort your life out'

A drug addict who led police on a high-speed car chase before crashing into a fence has been jailed and advised by a judge to 'sort your life out'.

12

Stevens scoops top award again

Stevens scoops top award again

All-rounder Darren Stevens has been voted Kent's player of the year by the club's supporters for the third successive year.

Batsman Kuhn leaves Kent

Batsman Kuhn leaves Kent

Kent have announced the departure of South African batsman Heino Kuhn.

1

Tour guides fear Brexit will kill businesses

Tour guides fear Brexit will kill businesses

Businesspeople have told of their concerns a new post-Brexit passport policy will have an "enormous economic impact" upon Kent's tourism industry.

226

Wicketkeeper Cox's handy-work is all down to mum!

Wicketkeeper Cox's handy-work is all down to mum!

Kent wicketkeeper Jordan Cox has revealed the unusual reason behind why he started donning the gloves.

Man in 40s found dead at homeless shelter

Man in 40s found dead at homeless shelter

A man has been found dead at accommodation run by a Kent-based homelessness charity.

Strictly winner joins Kent's biggest panto

Strictly winner joins Kent's biggest panto

A Strictly Come Dancing winner is set to join the cast of the county's biggest pantomime, it has been revealed.

'Bypasses could help save World Heritage status'

'Bypasses could help save World Heritage status'

A council warns its city will face 'reputational harm' if it loses World Heritage status, but hopes a double bypass vision will safeguard heritage.

27

Ovenden targets title after dramatic maiden win

Ovenden targets title after dramatic maiden win

Teenage racing driver Tom Ovenden is targeting next year's Mini Challenge Trophy title after claiming a dramatic maiden victory.

'Perfect storm' set to leave families struggling to eat

'Perfect storm' set to leave families struggling to eat

A Kent charity warns the end of furlough and of a temporary uplift in universal credit could lead to a spike in demand for food banks this winter.

93

Market set to be booted out of high street base

Market set to be booted out of high street base

Market traders are set to be forced from their long-standing base once work begins on a controversial £1 million shopping district revamp.

42

Heartless thief targeted elderly and disabled

Heartless thief targeted elderly and disabled

A thief who targeted elderly and vulnerable people and posed as a police officer and council worker and has been jailed for six years.

7

Man hit by van outside station dies

Man hit by van outside station dies

A 70-year-old man died after he was hit by a van outside a railway station.

Uni 'white privilege' course branded 'thought policing'

Uni 'white privilege' course branded 'thought policing'

A course for all University of Kent students, which includes a quiz on white privilege, has been branded "thought policing" by a leading academic.

2

Huge shopping centre evacuated

Huge shopping centre evacuated

One of Kent's biggest shopping centres was evacuated in a pre-planned drill this morning.

5
Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More